9 Jun 2017

The Smart way to send your files

Posted in Company news, Security

We have all been there, close to throwing our cup of coffee across the room in sheer frustration while attempting to share large files under a tight timeline, only to have the email message bounce back. If you find yourself working with large files on a regular basis chances are you have experienced this exasperation, […]

18 Oct 2016

Smart Lawyers and Smart Watches: Building the case for wearable tech

Posted in Legal, SmartCloud
Smart Lawyers and Smart Watches: Building the case for wearable tech

As new technology develops it seems to slip past the legal profession in New Zealand, but something we think lawyers and other professionals should take a serious look into is the use of wearable technology, specifically smart watches and see how they can add value to you personally and your firm. Smart watches are an […]

29 Sep 2016

I wouldn’t plug that USB in if I were you!

Posted in IT policy, Security
I wouldn’t plug that USB in if I were you!

By Nick Phillips, Operations Manager You’re leaving work and see a USB drive someone’s dropped in the elevator. It looks like the same one you have at home that you bought form JB-HiFi. Do you A. plug it in to track down the owner (or out of curiosity), B. hand it in as a lost […]

19 Aug 2016

Where your data is stored could impact your clients’ privacy

Posted in IT policy, Legal, Security
Where your data is stored could impact your clients’ privacy

This year Resolve exhibited at the LawTechNZ conference. We spoke to nearly every decision maker there that didn’t yet have their data in the cloud. Their main concerns with the cloud were security and hidden costs, but the other that should be top of mind when making a decision about the cloud is “where is […]

22 Jul 2016

Our national response to cyber-crime is top-heavy

Posted in IT policy, Security
Our national response to cyber-crime is top-heavy

Cyber-crime continues to become more complex and prevalent, so the New Zealand government and a small number (two) of non-profit organisations have responded with various policies, initiatives and advice. Largely the government organisations and initiatives are focused on keeping our government agencies and infrastructure safe from threats and breaches, which keeps us safe, and the […]

10 Jul 2016

Data destruction in 32 seconds – my 6 top tips for data backup

Posted in Security, Strategy
Data destruction in 32 seconds – my 6 top tips for data backup

Backing up your data is one of the most important things you can do every single day in your business. If you know your backups are being carried out properly then this blog post isn’t for you. But if you’re not sure how your backups are managed, or if they work, then imagine for minute […]

28 Jun 2016

Crypto-Locker: What to expect

Posted in Security
Crypto-Locker: What to expect

There are two types of businesses, those that have been a victim of a cyber-attack and those that will be – it’s difficult to escape. It is largely due to cyber-criminals finding new ways to by-pass mail filters, which increases the chance of getting their malicious email in front of you. They’re also getting much […]

23 Jun 2016

A great cloud service needs a great internet connection [guest post]

Posted in SmartCloud
A great cloud service needs a great internet connection [guest post]

Guest post by Brendan Ritchie Following on from Simon’s blog on the cost of moving your firm to the cloud, I am going to cover how recent changes in the telecommunications landscape have impacted the pricing model, while at the same time reducing cloud service downtime. “Cloud” generally means that something is housed in a […]

7 Jun 2016

Developing an IT strategy [Part 3] – make it work with your business objectives

Posted in Strategy
Developing an IT strategy [Part 3] – make it work with your business objectives

In Part 1 of this three part series ‘Developing an IT strategy’ we talked about the benefits of having an IT strategy and why aligning it with your business development plan is an important step. In Part 2 we discussed how to get started and getting it right the first time round. In the final of this […]

31 May 2016

Lawyers’ concerns with the cloud justified but not barriers – LawTechNZ, a different perspective.

Lawyers’ concerns with the cloud justified but not barriers – LawTechNZ, a different perspective.

Last month Simon and I attended the LawTechNZ conference organised by e-Discovery. LawTechNZ is a platform to educate, showcase and encourage greater adoption of technology by lawyers and their firms. We attended as exhibitors, so instead of the usual summary on the sessions, which you can find here, we thought to provide an overview from […]

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